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Unformatted text preview: *words in foreign languages seem to run together “Sine-wave speech is generated by using a formant tracker to detect the formant frequencies found in an utterance, and then synthesising sine waves that track the centre of these formants” http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/~mattd/sine-wave-speech/ Spectrograms for /ba/ and /pa/ ba pa Voice- Onset Time: simultaneous vs. late (b/p, d/t, g/k, z/s…) Simplified spectrograms for /ba/, /da/ and /ga/ •  •  •  •  Informa)on is at the beginning: formant transi)ons. Some varia)on across languages (Spanish /b/, Hindi /dhi/) Adults discriminate easily the sounds that their na)ve language used to mark dis)nc)ons in meaning. Where’s the /d/? •  Percep)on of speech consonants depends on the vowel context. •  The informa)on for speech sounds is spread over the syllable. Where’s the /d/?...
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